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Riding These Days

The View from Hawk Hill

Riding through the city these past few weeks is amazing. It's so nice to ride without cars, cyclist ruling the streets, pedestrians everywhere enjoying the clean, sping air. I've said this before, but I can't…

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Positive side of COVID-19? More bikes.

Bicycle ridership is up, at least in New York City, https://grist.org/climate/coronavirus-has-caused-a-bicycling-boom-in-new-york-city/ In San Francisco, the rise in ridership was up after Better Market Street was implemented, https://www.citylab.com/transportation/2020/03/car-free-market-street-data-san-francisco-bus-bike-scooters/607711/ Vehicle traffic is down, https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2020/03/13/coronavirus-pandemic-cratering-road-traffic-these-us-cities/5041250002/ I suspect both…

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Continued Benefits of Electric Bikes...

A good summary of the study from Treehugger: https://www.treehugger.com/bikes/study-finds-e-bike-riders-get-much-exercise-riders-regular-bikes.html The study itself, https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S259019821930017X E-bikers take longer trips by e-bike and bicycle, compared to cyclists. Physical activity gains from active travel are similar in e-bikers and…

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Team Snow Leopards Back in the Saddle

Snow leopards are rarely filmed and are on the United Nation Conservation status as Vulnerable. They are elusive and live in high altitudes and number fewer than 10,000. If you are interested in learning more…

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Serendipity & Tillie

Through a bit of serendipity, I came across Tillie Andersen's website, http://tillieanderson.com/tillie/. The more I read, the more curious I was about women's bicycle racing in the late 1800s. On a long flight, I read…

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E-bikes, entirely different mobility platform

These are not just bikes with motors, they are an entirely different mobility platform. — Read on www.treehugger.com/bikes/gazelle-dutch-style-e-bikes-will-eat-cars.html I've been reading about Lloyd's conversion to e- bike advocate over the years. Having spent extended time…

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